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SWIRCA Announces Evansville as Host City of Indiana State Games

Hey, I'm almost 54, so I could participate in the Indiana State Games - Fit and 50, formerly called the Indiana Senior Games, which will take place in Evansville this year!  Yes, Evansville is the host city for twenty-five athletic events ranging from competitive to recreational including: swimming, track & field, shufflboard, pickleball, bowling, tennis, table tennis, cycling, golf, 3 on 3 basketball and recreation day at the park.

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Evansville-based Signature School Ranks 21st on 2014 List of Best High Schools in America
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Evansville-Based Signature School Ranks Among the Top 25 High Schools in America

You don't have to look far down the annual U.S. News and World Report list of the "Best High Schools in America" to find the downtown Evansville school located across the street from the Ford Center.

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LST Board of Directors Wants Better Location for Ship Dock [Poll]

The USS LST Ship Memorial's board of directors appears ready to take the ship elsewhere unless the City of Evansville can provide a more accessible dock (there have been some grumblings about the poor accessibility at Marina Pointe).  Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's office has been working on a solution and doesn't want to see the ship depart for another city.  So I wanted to ask you...

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Wanted: Newstalk 1280 Youtube Columnist

Newstalk 1280 is currently looking for passionate freelance Youtube columnists to cover topics in the Evansville area in short 1-3 minute videos.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair This Thursday

Many local veterans listen to 105.3 WJLT, which Johnny, Julie and I appreciate immensely.  Everyone here at the station has great respect and gratitude for anyone who has served our country in any military branch.  Thank you, veterans, for your service!  With that said, I want to help make our veterans aware that there is a job fair especially for them this Thursday - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation "Hiring Our Heroes."

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First American Since 1983 Wins Boston Marathon; Women’s Winner Sets Record [PHOTOS]

Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon, becoming the first American to do so since 1983. The women's race saw Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya, set a new course record.

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EPD Searching for Dakota Smitha
Dakota Smitha is wanted by Evansville Police on charges of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor. (Official Evansville Watch Twitter)
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Evansville Police Searching for Man Wanted on Charges of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor [PHOTO]

The Evansville Police Department need your help locating a Tri-State man after issuing an arrest warrant fstemming from an investigation that he committed Sexual Misconduct with a Minor back in February.

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Evansville and Vanderburgh County Citizens Make WeTip Hotline A Big Success

Although I haven’t had a reason to use the WeTip hotline number (1-800-78-CRIME), many Vanderburgh County residents have, which is proof that there is a need in the Evansville community for this anonymous tip line.  It’s satisfying to see that WeTip has greatly helped the Evansville Police Department catch people involved in criminal activities.

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More Fun at Walmart – Fight Over Entering Through the Exit

It may not be a good idea to enter through the wrong doors if Bennie Duvall is around. The 64-year-old man allegedly through a punch at a man half his age when Brandon Leeds entered the Newburgh Walmart through the exit doors

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“Fitness In The Park” Gets You Energized This Saturday

The City of Evansville and Deaconess Health System announce a season-long community fitness partnership. Mayor Lloyd Winnecke’s Energize Evansville “Fitness in the Park” initiative will be held in conjunction with the Deaconess Healthier U Walks on the third Saturday of each month through October. The first event will be this Saturday, April 19, at Garvin Park. The program is free and open to the public.

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